Living Planet: Preserving Congo′s peatlands | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 23.01.2020
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Living Planet: Preserving Congo's peatlands

There's a ticking time bomb under the rain forest deep in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There's a massive peat bog that stores more than 30 billion tons of carbon. It would spell disaster if that amount of CO2 were released into the atmosphere. Activists say little is being done by the government to protect the peatlands.

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